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March Break at the Clarence-Rockland Library

Camp FFIT: Firefighter training camp for young women

Women only recruitment session with Ottawa Police

Renfrew native and NHL Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay remembered as a force on and off the ice

Rockland lawyer Stéphane Langlois: Suspended over alleged misuse of clients' millions

Missing 36-year-old found dead in Rockland

Danielle Mantha's Facebook page... a must to join


Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP)
For March = School Zone Safety and Impaired Driving

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Camp FFIT: Firefighter training camp for young women
Camp FFIT is designed to educate young women about the career of fire fighting. All participants will have an OFD-Camp-FITTopportunity to speak to men and women of the Career and Volunteer Ottawa Fire Services, as well as firefighters from neighbouring communities and students who have recently graduated from a Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training Program.

Participants will also have an opportunity to perform many tasks.

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Women only recruitment session with Ottawa Police
The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is recruiting and wants to reflect the diversity of our community. We wanted to remind you of the upcoming recruitment Ottawa Police Womansession for women only. These sessions are a great opportunity to connect with our recruiting team.

WHERE:  Chambers, Ben Franklin Place
                101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa
DATE:   Tuesday, March 12, 2019
TIME:           6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

These sessions will focus specifically on career opportunities for women in policing with supports to help you successfully complete your application process.

Registration is not required for either event, but we encourage you to come early to get a seat.
For further information, please visit For further information, please visit our website at
www.ottawapolice.ca

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March Break at the Clarence-Rockland Library
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Are you wondering what to do with the kids during the March break? Look no further.

The CRPL is planning a week of fun with activities at both the Rockland and Bourget branches. Check out their website for the week's activities.
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Renfrew native and NHL Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay remembered as a force on and off the ice
Ted-LindsayTed Lindsay was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played as a forward for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League. Lindsay scored over 800 points in his Hockey Hall of Fame career, won the Art Ross Trophy in 1950, and won the Stanley Cup four times.
The hard-nosed star winger who formed Detroit's famed Production Line with Gordie Howe and Sid Abel, has died. He was 93.

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From the CBC: Red Wings great, Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay dies at 93
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Rockland lawyer Stéphane Langlois:
Stephane-LangloisSuspended over alleged misuse of clients' millions
Rockland, Ont., lawyer StéphaneLanglois has been temporarily suspended from practising law as part of the ongoing investigation into his alleged mishandling of his clients' money.

Langlois's own law firm reported him to the Law Society of Upper Canada last week after colleagues became concerned over the whereabouts of approximately $4 million held in trust for his clients, according to the motion asking for his suspension.
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Missing 36-year-old found dead in RocklandOPP-BandW-SUV
The OnRobert Wolfe - Rocklandtario Provincial Police has recovered the body of Robert Wolfe, of Clarence-Rockland, who was reported as missing.

Members of the Rockland OPP had conducted searches of the Rockland area without success. Family and friends also gathered to search areas where the male was known to frequent.

Then, on Wednesday, February 6, at approximately 9:00 p.m., the 36-year-old was located deceased near a quarry along County Road 17, east of Edward Street in Rockland.
Police say no foul play is suspected and there are no public safety concerns.
The Coroner attended the scene and a post-mortem examination will be scheduled.
p-to-date on current events and City news. Well worth joining this group if you want to keep in touch!. Click on the above link to join up.
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 Danielle Mantha's Facebook page... a must to join
 
Rockland resident Danielle Mantha developed and manages the Rockland Friends andNeighbours (Q&A and Chat Facebook Page. Her's is a terrific resource and contribution to Rockland. Danielle keeps us up-to-date on current events and City news. Well worth joining this group if you want to keep in touch!. Click on the above link to join up.
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Local And Regional News Items

Alfred Bog set to become provincial park

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A rare type of bog 75 kilometres east of Ottawa is set to become a new
provincial park. The Alfred Bog, which is south of the community of Alfred,
is home to turtles, the odd moose and carnivorous plants such as the
pitcher plant and sundew..
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Police ask for help again on Jessica Godin case

Someone somewhere knows how Jessica Godin ended up dead in a ditch in Fournier
six years ago. The information that could help police close the file on this
hit-and-run fatality is now worth $100,000.
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Rockland/Ottawa Gas Prices
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Brunet Funeral Home - Weekly Obituaries
Brazeau Septic Tank Cleaning
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Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) for FEBRUARY:
The Gatineau Police Service and Ottawa Police Service’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) will focus on will focus on School Zone Safety and Impaired Driving during the month of March.



School Bus / School Zone Safety:
Between 2013 and 2017, there were 858 collisions resulting in 213 injuries involving school buses or occurring in school zones.

Impaired Driving:
Between 2013 and 2017, there were 1,462 reportable collisions involving impaired driving resulting in 621 injuries and 12 fatalities.

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Check out the Ottawa Police Service
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